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The Yellow Porch

#184 of 1,675 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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734 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601 (West Iris)
+1 615-386-0260
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant experience, I arrived on a Weds night with 3 other people and no reservation. We waited at the bar and after about 30 minutes were seated at the outdoor patio, which was comfortable and inviting. More drinks and appetizers were ordered and arrived a few minutes later, appetizers were cheese fritters and a charcuterie plate, both were delicious.... More 

Thank Jeffrey H
Nashville, Tennessee
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love love love the yellow porch! Please don't let its unassuming appearance and lack of parking deter you. It is a great restaurant! The blue cheese and celery soup, creamy, rich hot, delicious, peppery and SCRUMSHUS! The soup is like a bisque and has such a unique flavor! I order the osso bucco at least 1 out of every 3... More 

Thank Michelle4561
Saint Louis, Missouri
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148 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Had dinner here with 3 friends on a recent trip to Nashville. We all took Uber and each of us had a little difficulty getting the Uber driver to figure out where we wanted to go. Weird parking lot, and not easy to find. That aside, this place is wonderful! We had the Antipasto platter, which was delicious. I loved... More 

Thank Sheila D
Atlanta, Georgia
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321 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed another wonderful dinner at the Yellow Porch with great friends from Nashville. I started with the Port Poached Sun-dried Cherry Salad with Baby Greens, Spiced Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette. It was inspired! For my entree, I had the Gomasio Encrusted Salmon Brown Rice Risotto, and it was out of sight. The Crispy Brussels Sprouts served with... More 

Thank MacAtlantaGa_
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a sweet setting. The food is mixed. Two of us had tastey dinners. The third person in our party had a dish that was just so so. The service was good, the room is cozy. They do have a bit of a parking situation which they handle nicely with a parking monitor.

Thank charkee
San Diego, CA
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137 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Ate here Saturday night with two friends. You need reservations. Had cheese fritters with a pickled cabbage relish. I had a smoked pork chop with a pineapple, habenero, and chorizo relish, and my friends both had salmon with a grapefruit and damage sauce. We shared a piece of sweet potato bourbon pie. Good wines too.

Thank KLD101
Nashville, Tennessee
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512 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We went for a late lunch and had the wonderful pasta again. This time instead of the tomato basil soup we had the celery with blue cheese. Our server said it was their most popular soup and people complained when they tried to take it off the menu. It was fabulous!! I can't believe I waited so long to try... More 

Thank Patty B
Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a corporate dinner here. It was my first time here. the server was great, he mentioned being there for about 8 years so there is a reason he has been there that long. we had a party of 12 and our food came out accurate and hot. and our drinks were always full. Only bad thing was the... More 

Thank so_many_dynamos
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic Mediterranean salad. Very fresh and plentiful serving. Knowledgeable and attentive service even during a busy lunch hour. Very few parking spaces, arrive early! Restaurant is small and it's crowded almost too tightly with furniture. Will return as everyone's meal was well priced and delicious.

Thank MusicCityTravelers
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Wow, this place is just great! The food is fantastic - plenty of sandwiches, salads, vegetarian options and more substantial meals also. Great atmosphere. Worst thing is that it is popular and might need to get there a bit earlier or later than the lunch rush. Overall, FANTASTIC!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 Thompson Ln, Nashville, TN 37204-3601
    (West Iris)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 615-386-0260

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?